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’Mech Manual: UrbanMech UM-R60

The UrbanMech was introduced during the Star League as a light ’Mech for urban combat. It traded away mobility in the open field in order to increase armor protection and firepower. The result is a tough design for its tonnage, but it suffers from major drawbacks outside of its city fighting niche. The UM-R60 has […]

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’Mech Manual: Dominator

The Dominator is a new ’Mech that was designed at the request of Khan Alaric Ward of Clan Wolf. It was ready for deployment ahead of schedule in 3148. Compared to other heavy ’Mechs available to Clan Wolf, the design trades away raw firepower in exchange for mobility and accuracy. As a new design, the […]

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’Mech Manual: Mad Dog T

The T configuration of the Mad Dog was introduced by Clan Hell’s Horses in 3142. It is similar to the Prime configuration that was first developed in 2963, but the variant converts the the pulse lasers to ER lasers in order to upgrade the missile launchers and carry more ammunition. Despite being a recent development […]

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’Mech Manual: King Crab KGC-000

Designed as a command ’Mech for the SLDF, the King Crab entered service in 2743. While it was considered less capable in the command role than the Atlas AS7-D that was introduced just over a decade later, it was still a capable assault ’Mech with a tremendous amount of short-range firepower. Many King Crabs left […]

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’Mech Manual: Highlander HGN-733P

With the loss of advanced technology during the Succession Wars, StarCorps lost the ability to manufacture the Highlander HGN-732 that had served in the Star League Defense Force. A licensing agreement with Hollis Incorporated allowed for new Highlanders to be manufactured, but these were a downgraded HGN-733 model that lost the original’s gauss rifle in […]

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’Mech Manual: Warhammer WHM-6Rb

The Warhammer WHM-6Rb was created for the Star League Defense Force Royal Divisions shortly after the end of the Reunification War in 2599. It is an upgrade over the WHM-6R that makes use of double heat sinks, ferro fibrous armor, and an Artemis IV guidance system. While it was originally only available to forces from […]